There’s no gay man in my circle of friends that doesn’t own a (leather) harness. It’s standard issue, it seems. Come out & join the club, and you’ll receive a starter model, along with your Grindr account and complementary bottle of lube. Never in history has fetish wear been so popular and so ubiquitous as in today’s scene. But take a look on the streets of Amsterdam, and you’ll see no leather pants, vests or caps. As if sexual identity should only be discernible on the way to the darkroom.
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